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2017-18 seminar programme: Territoires et militants communistes : approches plurielles et comparées

Territoires et militants communistes : approches plurielles et comparées Séminaire de recherche Centre d’histoire sociale du XXe siècle (CNRS UMR 8058/Université Paris 1) Organisé par Paul Boulland, Isabelle Gouarné, Claude Pennetier et Bernard Pudal 9, rue Malher 75004 (métro Saint-Paul). Bibliothèque Jean Maitron, (6e étage) contact : Barbara Bonazzi (barbara.bonazzi@univ-paris1.fr) PROGRAMME 2017-2018 14 octobre 2017, […]

Brussels conference 2-4 November 2017: 1917-2017 : Espoirs, utopies et héritages de la Révolution russe

Colloque international du 2 au 4 novembre 2017 1917-2017 : Espoirs, utopies et héritages de la Révolution russe (Maison du Peuple de Saint-Gilles, 1060 Bruxelles)   Programme (Système de traduction simultanée prévu pour les exposés en Anglais)   Jeudi 2 novembre 2017 : Séance d’ouverture 16h : Accueil des participants 16h30 : Discours introductifs par Alexander Rabinowitch (Indiana University) : […]

London seminar 21 October: The Revolution is Dead, Long Live the Revolution

THE REVOLUTION IS DEAD, LONG LIVE THE REVOLUTION A Soundings Seminar in association with Philosophy Football ‘The revolution is dead, long live the revolution’ is the theme of this afternoon seminar for the centenary of October 1917. Organised by Soundings in association with Philosophy Football it aims to provide in the course of the afternoon three […]

Conference at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research 13-15 October: The Red and the Black – The Russian Revolution and the Black Atlantic

The Red and the Black – The Russian Revolution and the Black Atlantic 13-15 October, 2017, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. Conference to be held at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR), University of Central Lancashire, Preston, from Friday 13 October 2017 to Sunday 15 October 2017, to mark the centenary of the […]

Jahrbuch fuer Historische Kommunismusforschung now available on line

Birte Meyer writes that Germany’s Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship is now presenting comprehensive information and material on the wider history of communism, including the “Jahrbuch fuer Historische Kommunismusforschung” (JHK) as an e-book. So far, the issues from 2005 to 2015 are available at the foundation’s website here  

British Library one-day conference: Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?

Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road? Mon 10 Jul 2017, 09:30 – 16:30 Book now Tel: +44 (0)1937 546546 Email: boxoffice@bl.uk Full Price: £20.00 Member: £14.00 Under 18: £14.00 Other concessions available The British Left and the Russian Revolution What did H G Wells and Sylvia Pankhurst find on their visits to the first Communist […]

new publication: David Parker, Letters of Solidarity & Friendship

LETTERS OF SOLIDARITY AND FRIENDSHIP Czechoslovakia 1968–71 The  eloquent and powerful letters that make up this volume tell the extraordinary story of how two men who never met or spoke to each other became the closest of friends. It was all the more extraordinary given that Leslie Parker was a veteran member of the British […]